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Museum Bank Indonesia

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Address: JL. Pintu Besar Utara 3, Jakarta, Indonesia
Phone Number: 62-21-2600158
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: Once the first banks of Indonesia, now a museum of banking in Indonesia.

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love love this museum! been here 7 times haha

i love this museum especially the building.. beautiful so thats why ive been here 7 times and never get bored.. in here you can learn bout indonesian money, indonesia monetary... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
45 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

i love this museum especially the building.. beautiful so thats why ive been here 7 times and never get bored.. in here you can learn bout indonesian money, indonesia monetary condition. they have lots of story bout indonesia money condition and theres a room where they collected money from all over the world its cold inside and the building is... More 

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The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

VERY interesting! Historicly and a must see, when you are in the old city. It actually consists of 2 big separated buildings, that are both interesting , each of them in their own special ways.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

Don't be fooled by the name of this museum as it is not solely about the central bank or the Indonesian financial institutions. It also contains the information regarding the country's struggle against colonialism. I particularly like the section where you can check out the past and present notes of other countries. Also, the building itself is quite well-maintained. If... More 

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United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

i love this museum where you you can see and listen to the history was very great and wonderful place you can see statues

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Nasushiobara, Japan
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85 reviews 85 reviews
24 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

through its collection of bank notes and coins from the various periods of the archipelago's history, the museum is an invaluable mean of learning about the history of Indonesia for the past 3 centuries

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Teased by a TV show about this place, I went there sometime last December and turned out to be such a good decision to make. Very well maintained museum, which is rare in Indonesia, this museum tells a lot about a bit of historical puzzle during colonial era of East Indies. A must visit place. Now I have more places... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The collections are really complete, start from ATM machines, calculators, money, stamps, everything! It's a great place to study, taking photos, or just walking around. Bring your kids along, they'll love it!

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Perth, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Fantastic bits of history of Jakarta - great internal displays and some original furniture still inside.

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Dallas, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I was hesitant to visit based on the name of the museum, but was pleasantly surprised, and loved learning more of the history of Indonesia. Very nice.

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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This is a well done museum in Jakarta. It is located nearby Kota Tua, parking might be a challenge but the display and lighting is very well done.

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